Kōrero: Mountaineering

Skiplane, Tasman Glacier

Skiplane, Tasman Glacier

Skiplanes began to land on the Tasman Glacier in the mid-1950s. Mountaineers no longer needed to trek long distances before attempting the high peaks. In recent years helicopters have become a more common alternative.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, National Publicity Studios Collection
Reference: 1/2-029937; F
Photograph by D. Nicholson

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'Mountaineering - New equipment and new people', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10511/skiplane-tasman-glacier (accessed 28 November 2021)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Feb 2017